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  • An apple a day keeps a doctor away but also promotes better heart health.
  • Rich in fibre apples help to lower cholesterol levels in the body.

Although there are several fruits and vegetables available in the market, when it comes to your heart health, red fruits are considered the better option over others. Naturally occurring red fruits possess high antioxidant properties and are rich in vitamins and minerals. They are beneficial for maintaining good cardiovascular health.

In this article, we'll explore seven red fruits that can enhance heart health and overall well-being.

7 red fruits for better heart and health


An apple a day keeps a doctor away but also promotes better heart health. Rich in fibre, apples help to lower cholesterol levels in the body reducing risks for heart diseases. Apples contain antioxidants like quercetin and catechins, which reduce inflammation and oxidative stress in the body. They can be enjoyed on their own or can be sliced into a salad, apples are a versatile option to add to a diet to maintain better heart health.


Red in colour and rich in Lycopene, tomatoes have good antioxidant properties. Eaten whether, in the form of a vegetable or fruit, tomatoes are responsible for lowering cholesterol in the body, reducing the risk of blood clots, and promoting better heart health.


Bitter to taste and rich in antioxidants packed with vitamin C and fibres, strawberries are a delicious option to add to any diet. They help to maintain blood sugar levels and provide essential nutrients to the body to maintain a healthier heart.


Known for their juicy arils, pomegranates are packed with full of nutritional value. Pomegranates contain excessive amounts of antioxidants such as tannins, anthocyanins, ascorbic acid, and flavonoids, that help to protect the arteries from damage, lower blood pressure, and contribute to better functioning of the heart.


Similar to strawberries, cherries contain antioxidants, such as anthocyanins and quercetin, which prevent inflammation in the body and help to maintain a better blood flow.


Rich in vitamin C, potassium, and fibre, grapefruit offers great health benefits. Consuming grapefruit regularly helps to lower triglyceride levels in the body and promotes 'good' HDL cholesterol.


High in water content and refreshing to taste, watermelons are rich in Lycopene, vitamin C, and citrulline that contribute to good heart health.

(Disclaimer: This piece of article is for basic information purposes only. It's always advisable to consult a doctor for any type of health issue.)

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